Human to planet relationship

Allergens and allergies

Increase in human allergies inc. asthma – reason? – children allergic to cats – spread of cat/dog allergen – environment – lifestyle

A Guardian article online interests me because an allergy to cats affects around 10% of people (is this an underestimate?). The conclusion of the Guardian article is that more and more of us are suffering from allergies. Medicines are struggling to keep up. Theresa MacPhail completed a monumental task of looking at the development of …

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Greta Thunberg in the words she has used about the need to change society and the capitalist model

Greta Thunberg calls for a system-wide transformation to society to stop global warming

This topic is so big that it supersedes everything else including any discussions on cats. Climate change affects everybody and everything to the point where discussions about cat breeds and cat behaviour become meaningless. Greta Thunberg is expanding her campaigning to what she sees as the root cause of climate change; humankind’s capitalist system, the …

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Carbon dioxide equivalent of a domestic cat

What is the ‘carbon dioxide equivalent’ of a domestic cat?

The experts say that you should refer to “carbon dioxide equivalent” (CO2e) when discussing carbon footprints. This refers to the measurement of how much gas contributes to global warming relative to carbon dioxide. Are you interested in that? Here’s a bit more: you calculate the carbon dioxide equivalent of a quantity of gas by multiplying …

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